Monday, October 2, 2023

This Wednesday the 13th, don’t be afraid of pick and plate

Today, Wednesday, September 13, it is the turn of private cars whose license plates end in 4 and 6 in Medellín and the Aburrá valley to be kept because they are protected by the peak and license plate, a restriction implemented for it. between 5:00 a.m. and 8:00 p.m. This measure requires motorcycles whose license plates begin with numbers 4 and 6 not to circulate at the same time.

Likewise, the peak and license plate now also applies to taxis with license plates ending in the digit 9, from 6:00 a.m. to 8:00 p.m.

The purpose of the peak and plate is to improve the traffic and movement of citizens and, in the process, act positively on the quality of the environment, because, according to the reasoning of the traffic authorities, a higher speed results in a reduction of gas emissions. dirt.

Anyone who fails to comply with this order may be fined more than 522,000 pesos and may even have their vehicle impounded.

In the case of cars, the ban applies to sedans and camper cars, and in the case of motorcycles it applies to two-stroke and four-stroke vehicles, including the so-called quad bikes.

If the type of fuel used in the machine is electric, hybrid or gas, it can travel without any problem in the metropolitan jurisdiction, provided that it has been registered before.

There are, as well, some exceptions established in the standard (decree 730 of 2021) for cars assigned to driving schools, for health use, for use by the Public Force and relief organizations , and so on.

Taxis may come and go on their peak and license plate day but without passengers and only going to the workshop for repairs. In that case, whoever is driving the car must post a notice in big, clear letters on the back, specifying that they are going to that event.

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